Dog Behavior Problems

Share your dog's behavior problems such as aggression, barking, biting, chewing, digging, growling, howling, jumping, separation anxiety and whining with others. Many members have been through what you are experiencing... so you can learn from them.

hysterical pups

I have a problem which I really don´t know how to deal with. In July two terrified, very thin...

by TishaJan 9, 2008

2 replies last post by Tisha
Jan 13, 2008

Leaving my puppy

I have a 10 month old Sheltie, her name is Gloria. I have her crated for up to 10 hours a day while...

by cspinaJan 10, 2008

6 replies last post by Todd
Jan 11, 2008

Dog Fights amongst pack members

We have a 10 year old Rhodesian Ridgeback mix and a 5 year old Rhodesian Ridgeback. We just...

by petnut2Jan 9, 2008

2 replies last post by Todd
Jan 9, 2008

Nipping English Bulldog pup

I have a 10 week old EBD pup. who loves to nip & knaw on people, tried telling no and offering...

by lanceJan 9, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Jan 9, 2008

Jumping and nipping on furniture.

Hello, I have a 11 week cardigan welsh corgi. He's been having a problem with jumping on...

by PudgeJan 9, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Jan 9, 2008

Puppy growling/nipping

We have a new 8 week puppy (Aussie mix), and we have been using the techniques from the Sit/Stay...

by dvadallasJan 8, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Jan 8, 2008

Frustrated with puppy

Hello! We purchased a female golden retriever and brought her home when she was 8 weeks old. She...

by jostreJan 7, 2008

2 replies last post by Todd
Jan 7, 2008

Fear of Coughing??

My 3 year old adopted lab golden retriever mix female has developed an uncontrollable fear of my...

by shecartJan 7, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Jan 7, 2008

New Urinating in House

We have a rescue Australian Cattle Dog...or maybe a Red Heeler...as Rusty is red with a little...

by surferchic0830Jan 1, 2008

4 replies last post by Todd
Jan 7, 2008

Dog is scared to death of one of my friends

Hello... I come here in complete desperation for help. Our little 11 month old...

by Rocket-MomJan 3, 2008

2 replies last post by Rocket-Mom
Jan 6, 2008

Agression

I got a Shiba-Inu Blend(Alaska Klee-Kai) I got Gunner at 8 weeks old he is now 12 weeks. I have...

by RannJan 6, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Jan 6, 2008

where to sleep?

Hi again! So I'm working with Lucy on the nipping/biting and are having some success in that...

by KaiJan 6, 2008

1 replies last post by Todd
Jan 6, 2008

Aggresssive towards family member

We recently adopted a one year old cocker spaniel from the humane society and have been working...

by cbraunNov 14, 2007

4 replies last post by Todd
Jan 6, 2008

Puppy nipping Problem! Pls help

Hello, I have a 11 week cardigan welsh corgi. He's been home for two weeks now, and he has a...

by PudgeDec 31, 2007

3 replies last post by Todd
Jan 4, 2008

Out of control Puppy

I adopted a 3 month old mixed breed puppy from our local vet and what seemed a wonderful thing at...

by KaiJan 3, 2008

3 replies last post by Todd
Jan 4, 2008

Two dogs training at same time

I have two dogs out of the same litter. I made the mistake of not training them when they were...

by Kay-ReedDec 29, 2007

2 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Jan 4, 2008

Fear of Going Out

Hello, We have a 3.5-month old male English Cocker Spaniel. We bought and read SitStayFetch book...

by stanosDec 28, 2007

3 replies last post by Todd
Jan 2, 2008

Breed specific aggression

:confused:Hi, I have a 2 1/2 year old female desexed Rotti X Ridgeback who gets along with most...

by SlinkyDec 30, 2007

2 replies last post by Slinky
Jan 1, 2008

Timid

Hi i have a nine month old border collie. She is coming along with her training very well. But she...

by starmanDec 31, 2007

1 replies last post by Todd
Dec 31, 2007

In presence item chewing!!

I have a Australian shep/border collie/ healer mix that seems to have a mouth fetish. When he's by...

by NiniRunCrazyDec 27, 2007

1 replies last post by Todd
Dec 30, 2007

Aggression towards strangers

Please help! I have the most wonderful dog, she obeys in the house and never is aggressive with...

by DWhelanDec 18, 2007

1 replies last post by Todd
Dec 30, 2007

Aggression against younger/weaker dogs

I have a 3 year old German Shepherd/Husky mix named Nanouk. Up until 7 Months ago he was the most...

by 69wildwitchDec 17, 2007

1 replies last post by Todd
Dec 30, 2007

Agression training, for how long?

We have worked with our Golden Retriever, Harley, who was showing signs of aggression. He was...

by CrisSep 26, 2007

1 replies last post by MartyEd
Dec 18, 2007

charging

I could really use some help. I have acquired a cane corso about 1 1/2 years old male. He came into...

by deborahOct 10, 2007

1 replies last post by MartyEd
Dec 18, 2007

Growling at children

Hi, I've just joined. Hope it OK to post my consultation question here. 4 weeks ago, a 7 year old...

by slrcsfoleyOct 15, 2007

1 replies last post by MartyEd
Dec 18, 2007

Papillon puppy

Hi Everyone! I'm brand new on the forums. We just brought home an 8 week old papillon as a...

by MelissaNov 29, 2007

3 replies last post by MartyEd
Dec 18, 2007

Dog Agressive Only with Some Dogs

Help please. I have adopted a great little rescue dog named Handsome. He is perfect except that...

by HandsomeDogNov 3, 2007

1 replies last post by MartyEd
Dec 17, 2007

Aggressive only at home

My 5 yr old female German Shepherd can be taken to Vet's office and Pet supply places and ignore...

by Rebel1Nov 14, 2007

1 replies last post by MartyEd
Dec 17, 2007

Barking when Alone - continually

I have a German Shepherd Bitch who has acquired the irritating habit of barking all the time she is...

by kate-banksNov 17, 2007

1 replies last post by MartyEd
Dec 13, 2007

chewing wood/furniture

We have a 12 month old male shih tzu. He has a terrible habit of chewing on the corners of our...

by Nov 20, 2007

1 replies last post by MartyEd
Dec 13, 2007

Aggression toward pet cats

Hi, My parents have two cats aged 1 and 2 and they have lived happily with their 6 year old...

by SlinkyNov 20, 2007

1 replies last post by MartyEd
Dec 13, 2007

Whining

Our vizsla whines, whines, whines. We tried ignoring it for about 2 months straight, but the...

by carigotts4Nov 21, 2007

1 replies last post by MartyEd
Dec 13, 2007

Food driven issue

We just adopted a 3 1/2 y/o Springer Spaniel/Cavalier King Charles Spaniel mix named Dakota. This...

by philinbooneNov 21, 2007

1 replies last post by MartyEd
Dec 12, 2007

Continuously chasing his tail

A mixed breed dog was dropped off at our ranch about a week ago. My husband is adamant that we get...

by mzmercuryDec 1, 2007

1 replies last post by MartyEd
Dec 12, 2007

Are dogs still pack animals?

If Yes: Can cats and humans be members of the same pack as a dog ? There seems to be a new "trend"...

by ThonordDec 2, 2007

5 replies last post by Thonord
Dec 6, 2007

My year old toy poodle is a nervous wreak

I have a year old toy poodle who seems to be very nervous and constantly trickles pee everywhere...

by SunshineNov 9, 2007

2 replies last post by Thonord
Dec 5, 2007

heel nipping

I have an intact Black Mouth Cur who is eighteen months old and weighs 70 pounds. In general he is...

by SundraSep 10, 2007

3 replies last post by MartyEd
Dec 2, 2007

chihuahua/dachsund mix showing aggression

I have a chihuahua/dachsund mix who is 7 months old. As she gets older, she is much more leary of...

by Tamera-SophyDec 1, 2007

1 replies last post by MartyEd
Dec 2, 2007

Getting a second pup

Hi, I have a 7 month old labrador and I was thinking of getting another pup for company as my...

by sirajboseNov 20, 2007

2 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Dec 1, 2007

Newspaper Hound

Hi! I'm new to the forum, and looking for a bit of help with my boxer/rottweiler cross...

by LeezardNov 29, 2007

1 replies last post by MartyEd
Nov 29, 2007

Can't trust him alone...

[FONT="Comic Sans MS"][SIZE="2"][COLOR="DarkSlateGray"]We have a 1-1/2 yr old golden/lab mix...

by okcdtNov 27, 2007

3 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Nov 29, 2007

Puppy biting and barking problems, please help!

Hi there I have a Jack Russell puppy called Odie, he is a great and very cuddly little chap but...

by AylisiNov 9, 2007

2 replies last post by Just-Peachy
Nov 29, 2007

Nervous Behavior

Dear Daniel, First of all I want to thank you for creating such a wonderful, quality product...

by ColinSNov 25, 2007

1 replies last post by Tisha
Nov 28, 2007

wrong alpha?

I have two re-housed female German Shepherds. Meg is desexed 3 yrs old who came at 7 months old...

by margery-boylanNov 19, 2007

2 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Nov 27, 2007

Door Issue

Hi I have a shepard/Afgahn/Retriever mix. He is 9 months old and thanks to your program he is the...

by kevinjardineNov 13, 2007

1 replies last post by eyeluvdogs
Nov 23, 2007

Five month old terror

HI, I have a five month old cocker spaniel. He has been a real sweet dog, but seems to becoming a...

by doreenNov 12, 2007

1 replies last post by eyeluvdogs
Nov 23, 2007

stubborn

Have a 7 month old Labradoole. She will listen sometimes such as to sit, stay and fetch but have a...

by golfnowkpeoplepccomNov 10, 2007

1 replies last post by eyeluvdogs
Nov 23, 2007

Fighting Between Our Dogs

We already had two dogs -15 year old female dachshund (Esper) and 6 year old male scottie (Izak)...

by jaunkleOct 10, 2007

2 replies last post by Tisha
Nov 20, 2007

Continue with dog training problems

Still having problems with our 1 1/2 year old golden retreiver, sammie.:eek: She is doing alot...

by Debbie-SwansonNov 19, 2007

1 replies last post by MaxHollyNoah
Nov 20, 2007

Fear of Strangers

Hi--I have this wonderful shepherd x that I brought home a month ago, she is 1.5 y/o and has spent...

by VesaNov 18, 2007

2 replies last post by Vesa
Nov 18, 2007